Eerie abandoned former hospital where Britain's soldiers went to recover during both world wars is set to become luxury apartments in multi-million pound redevelopment
It once stood as a grand hotel and has a proud history, having housed injured soldiers during the First World War.
But these haunting photos show how the 56-bedroom building in Porthcawl, South Wales, is now abandoned.
The Rest, as it is known, had a price tag of £4million last year and had full planning consent for 68 apartments.
Now it is being developed by Acorn Property Group, and will accommodate 34 flats and 30 new-build apartments.
The building, which sits on a clifftop overlooking Rest Bay, was built as a convalescent hotel in the early 1860s.
And the Grade-II listed building was... read more
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